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Alzheimer's Action Day is an opportunity to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and the need for more education, support and research! Millions of families across the United States and the world are affected by this disease. Now is the time to ACT! If you would like to host a GO PURPLE event in honor of Alzheimer's Action Day or join us for an event already scheduled please contact Kaarmin Ford at kaarmin.ford@alz.org or call 800.272.3900! And GO PURPLE!

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GO PURPLE on Alzheimer's Action Day!
From purple bangles to purple polo shirts to purple pumps, break-out your favorite shade of purple on Saturday, September 21 to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease! More
Go Purple Ideas:

  • GO PURPLE at your school or office! Have all of your co-workers or students wear purple on 9/21
  • Decorate your breakroom or common area in purple
  • Post important facts about Alzheimer's disease throught your workplace to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease, the 10 Warning Signs, available resources and how people can get involved with the cause! The Alzheimer's Association can provide you with these fact sheets! Call 800.272.3900 for more information!
  • Casual for a Cause Goes Purple! Everyone loves to go casual at work! Order casual for a cause stickers and sell them for $5 to your co-workers and have a "Casual for the Cause" day on Saturday, September 21st! The proceeds can benefit your Walk team! Click here to order your stickers or contact Kaarmin Ford at kaarmin.ford@alz.org or 800.272.3900. Download the flier here.

Host an Event
Do you like to entertain? Put the mission into your meal with these great ideas:

  • Dinner to Make a Difference: Host a dinner party and ask your guests to donate what they would have spent on a night out on the town to the Alzheimer's Association! Call the Alzheimer's Association, WV Chapter for a toolkit to put the mission into your meal! Brain Healthy Menu
  • Tailgate to Tackle Alzheimer's: All through September fans across the country are going to be tailgating to Tackle Alzheimer's! Host a Purple themed tailgate and raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease. Ask your friends to donate $5 to help the over 5 million people with Alzheimer's disease in the United States. Tackle Alzheimer's Flier

Praise in Purple
Church families are often an important source of comfort and support for families facing Alzheimer's disease. Choose a Sunday in September to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease, available resources and the 10 Warning Signs with your congregation. The Alzheimer's Association designed a bulletin insert, see below, you can include in your chuch bulletin. Mark a 68 second moment of silence in honor of those facing Alzheimer's disease right now and the many that lost the battle to this disease.  The inserts with a location also include information about the local Walk to End Alzheimer's!

 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.